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  • Delegation of Condo Act forms may bring improvement soon

    At long last, there’s a glimmer of hope that the terrible new Condo Act forms introduced in 2017 may soon be improved. On September 20, 2019, the Ministry of Government and Consumer Services announced a proposal to entrust the fledgling Condominium Authority of Ontario with administering (and revisi … Read more »

  • CAT’s out of the bag: The Tribunal’s first year

    The Condominium Authority Tribunal, Ontario’s first and only online adjudication body, celebrated its first anniversary on November 1, 2018. Envisioned as a one-stop shop of expert mediators and adjudicators helping condo boards and unit owners resolve condo disputes across Ontario, all entirely onl … Read more »

  • The New Standard Form of Lease and Condo-specific Additional Terms

    New Standard Form of Lease Effective April 30, 2018, landlords of private residential rental units, including condominium units, are required to use a new mandatory form of residential tenancy agreement for all new tenancies (the “Form”). You can download a copy of the Form on the government’s websi … Read more »

  • Freaking awful

    There’s no sugar-coating it. The new prescribed forms under the amended Condo Act regulations are generally terrible. After spending more than 95 days working with these new forms and counselling and consoling condo owners, directors, managers across Ontario, we present this compilation of observati … Read more »

  • Suggested new year’s resolutions for the new Condo Authority

    It’s customary in late December to ponder resolutions for the coming year, especially for the young and idealistic. We’re neither, but we offer the following 7 suggested resolutions for the new Condominium Authority of Ontario. CAO launched only four months ago as the tip of the first big batch of m … Read more »